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Fletcherize

[ flech-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈflɛtʃ əˌraɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Fletch·er·ized, Fletch·er·iz·ing.

to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.

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Also especially British, Fletch·er·ise .

Origin of Fletcherize

1900–05, Americanism;see Fletcherism, -ize
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